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Neuroscience Spotlights

MHC proteins in the brain
Aug 23, 2016

The 2016 Kavli Prize laureates – Eve Marder, Michael Merzenich and Carla Shatz – discuss the brain's remarkable capacity for change and how that is causing us to rethink human potential.

Spotlight Live: Zika Virus and the Brain
May 26, 2016

On May 26, The Kavli Foundation had a live webcast with neuroscientists Arnold Kriegstein, Guo-li Ming and Hongjun Song about Zika's effects on the brain, plus what it’s like to do emergency research.

Jan 11, 2016

A live webcast on the Unified Microbiome Initiative, in which Janet Jansson, Rob Knight and Jeffrey Miller discuss the potential of nature's microbiomes and how we can tap into it.

3D neurons
Nov 19, 2015

A database of brain cells, and the new software platform that supports it, may finally reveal the cells’ identities—and supply scientists with a parts list for the brain. Christof Koch and Chinh Dang from the Allen Institute for Brain Science and Kenneth Harris from University College London explain.